Thursday, March 14, 2013

Mix it up and Just have fun with IT!

Weights and jump training! Weights and jumping rope! Weights and abs! It´s so much fun to mix up your workouts. Here is a good way to do it. Jillian Michael´s 3,2,1 circuits work great! 3 minutes of strength training, 2 minutes of cardio, and 1 minute of abs, then repeat this cycle 3 times. You have done a 30-40 minute workout without even getting bored! Don´t forget the 5 minute warm up and cool-down. 

Here is an article from - 

Aerobic exercises mixed in with weight exercises are a type of workout commonly known as aerobic circuit training. The benefits of aerobic circuit training are numerous. These types of workouts can add variety to your routine, sculpt muscles, burn calories, are time-efficient and can be done at home or in the gym with a pair of dumbbells. According to, aerobic circuits can burn up to 10 calories per minute.

Combining Weights with Aerobic Exercise

Combining weights with aerobic exercise in a circuit-type fashion helps you burn more calories and increases your cardio benefits. An aerobic circuit workout consists of several strength and cardio exercises repeated one after another, two or three times with little or no rest between sets. To complete an aerobic workout, you will need a pair of dumbbells, a stopwatch and any aerobic equipment you will need.

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